Wired Unplugged

Wired Productions

Wired Unplugged is a gaming video podcast where hosts Aaron Cooper and Jake Kulkowski break the third wall and lift the lids on the secrets of publishing and the gaming industry. Join us each week as our hero's dig out thoughts, opinions and reactions to the biggest news with a range of special guests! read less

The One Where our Heroes Hit Replay | Ep #44
Dec 30 2022
The One Where our Heroes Hit Replay | Ep #44
It's our filler episode! Yep, we've released the first ever ‘Wired Unwrapped’ episode of the Wired Unplugged podcast, the weekly gaming podcast which breaks the third wall and lifts the lids on the secrets of publishing and the gaming industry. Like every good series, this is a filler episode. Join our hosts Jake Kulkowski and Aaron Cooper as they ‘Michael J Fox’ it and head back in time. Featuring the greatest highlights of the year from Wired Unplugged, our favourite guests, funny moments and general Wired shenanigans. For newcomers, this is the one episode to watch if you have never seen or heard of the podcast before! See you in 2023, where Wired will release all of the games that we announced and thought would launch a year ago! Who could have predicted a lockdown, and the knock-on effect?! Happy Holidays! Spotify: http://spoti.fi/3uOs7HPApple: http://apple.co/3aH7fLGFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Bandcamp: https://wiredproductions.bandcamp.com/follow_meWired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged
The One Where Our Hero's Talk Netflix AAA | Ep #39
Nov 25 2022
The One Where Our Hero's Talk Netflix AAA | Ep #39
Searching the underbelly of the gaming industry for answers! Welcome to Episode #39 of the Unplugged podcast where our heroes Jake and Aaron dig deep for gaming knowledge and drop nuggets such as Season Pass death, playing Gran Turismo when you are driving, and of course, questioning whether a God of War and Castelvania crossover could ever happen!?Our heroes also talk about:Peter Molyneux TangentPC Game Show, Bulwark and GoriGolden Joystick TH talkSocials Talk and Krispy KremeAutumn Sale and Games tangentQuestion TimeNetflix AAA game & AnnapurnaCallisto ProtocolGod of War and Sony NewsLegacy of Kain talkQUESTION TIME! In the spirit of the season of giving and happiness – Tweet a question for the next episode of Wired Unplugged to @WiredP or @WiredUnplugged and tag #WiredUnplugged and if your question gets asked you can win a digital key for any Wired game of your choice! (Not like You’ve Been Framed…) – can also email unplugged@wiredproductions.com!#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredPFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredProDiscord : https://discord.gg/wiredpInstagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged
The One Where Our Hero's Talk John Cena | Ep #38
Nov 18 2022
The One Where Our Hero's Talk John Cena | Ep #38
The bromance continues to flourish as Jake and Aaron sit and talk all things videogames in episode 38 of the Wired Unplugged Podcast.Today's episode is jam-packed with video game goodness. The chaps talk through:- Martha is Dead has been updated to include super optimized performance and Ultra High Def visuals thanks to AMD FidelityFX 2.1 and Intel’s XeSS Super Sampling – the game already looked incredible (THOSE COWS!!!) - John Cena… Can we see him?- GamesEnquirer GAME AWARDS! – Arcade Paradise (Indie Game of the Year), Wired Productions (Publisher of the Year – against Warner, SEGA, Devolver, PlayStation etc) - SONIC! - Shigeru Miyamoto turns 70! - XBOX STUFF!- God of War Ragnarok.- Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles and Gori: Cuddly Carnage release new trailers at the PC Gamer Show. Check the trailers below:Bulwark : Falconeer Chronicles | Elements Trailer: https://youtu.be/4kCK7KqbcJ4Gori: Cuddly Carnage | Fast And Fur-ious Trailer: https://youtu.be/PFYtigYKgvwHave a question or topic for the podcast?Tweet us at https://twitter.com/wiredunplugged and we'll do our best to tackle your topic on our next show! If we feature it in an episode. We will give you a shout-out and send you a Wired game key of your choice.Want to watch this podcast? Check out the link below:📺 https://wired.gg/VideoPodcast#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged
Ragnarock and Roll | Ep #37
Nov 11 2022
Ragnarock and Roll | Ep #37
Ragnarock and Roll | Ep #37 | Wired Unplugged PodcastIt's the return of the king! Aaron usurps Gary and reclaims his rightful place on the unplugged throne after his elephant fighting hiatus, just in time to talk about a hefty amount of Wired news (Such as Wired MD Leo's birthday, new vacancies and Lumote getting recognition) and the rest of the weeks gaming news including :- God of War reviews, late contender for GOTY?- Sonic Frontiers and the future of Sonic - the blue blur rolling back into relevance?- A Horizon MMO!?!? - And Jake pitches the next game directly to Tomas SalaWant to take advantage of our 10% November discount? : https://shop.wiredproductions.com/Buy the BRAND NEW Arcade Paradise Double Vinyl : https://shop.wiredproductions.com/collections/soundtracks/products/arcade-paradise-official-soundtrack-double-vinylHave a question or topic for the podcast?Tweet us at https://twitter.com/wiredunplugged and we'll do our best to tackle your topic on our next show! #GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged
Modern Warfare 2 Won't Let Xbox and PC Players Disable Cross-Play | Ep #36
Nov 4 2022
Modern Warfare 2 Won't Let Xbox and PC Players Disable Cross-Play | Ep #36
Wake up, a hot new Unplugged just dropped! Aaron has STILL not returned from his elephant excursion, so just when he thought he was out, guest host Gary jumps back in the saddle fresh from his Polaris trip to Hamburg to discuss all the latest gaming news and Wired propaganda with the one and only Jake!With a new mission to 'not swear in order to please the algorithm gods' the dynamic duo dive into a heft Arcade Paradise celebration with the announcement of the Coin-Op Pack #1 which expands Arcade Paradise with three new cabinets AND the release of the deluxe double vinyl, whilst speculating on just WHAT is in the revealed 4-month cabinet roadmap!Also covered in this week's episode :- Eating hamburgers in Hamburg- Microsoft keeping Call of Duty on Sony platforms (as long as there's a PlayStation to ship it to..) - Modern Warfare 2 Cross-Play being DISABLED for Xbox and PC Users - IKEA shutting down a solo dev for comparisons to its store (?!) whilst Tarkov escapes scot-free.- Square Enix's mysterious new game announcement 'Symbiogenesis' which has disappointed pretty much everyone by NOT being a Parasite Eve game  (you guessed it, it's NFT-related) - The Wired Store has a 10% discount throughout ALL November on all purchases, and free shipping on orders over £150.Want to take advantage of our 10% November discount? : https://shop.wiredproductions.com/Buy the BRAND NEW Arcade Paradise Double Vinyl: https://shop.wiredproductions.com/collections/soundtracks/products/arcade-paradise-official-soundtrack-double-vinylPurchase The Arcade Paradise DLC on :PlayStation -  https://store.playstation.com/en-gb/product/EP4382-PPSA03664_00-APCOINOPPACK1000/Xbox - https://www.xbox.com/en-gb/games/store/arcade-paradise-coin-op-pack-1/9nrlpmg805glNintendo Switch - Visit the eShop on your Switch!Steam - https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/28577/Arcade_Paradise__CoinOp_Pack_1/Have a question or topic for the podcast?Tweet us at https://twitter.com/wiredunplugged and we'll do our best to tackle your topic on our next show! #GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredPFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredProDiscord: https://discord.gg/wiredpInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged
Preservation and Perspective | Ep #35
Oct 28 2022
Preservation and Perspective | Ep #35
When one host gets home, another prepares to leave. Like ships passing in the night, Jake returns from his MR WORLDWIDE tour of the finest Microsoft zoom backgrounds available in 2022 and Gary joins him once more before traveling to Germany.With the sirens of Konami's event and the follow-up of Capcom's Resident Evil event in their ears, the boys go through the latest Wired propaganda and industry news including :- Polaris- The Wired Unplugged Podcast VERIFIED REAL- Bulwark @ The Mix- The Resident Evil event sharing the Resident Evil 4 remake, and RE:village VR - Vaporware / Abandonware - Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Amsterdam and the pre-order campaign - And more!Jake shares his love of RTS games and appreciation for those that go the extra mile for preservation (including uploading EVERY PS2 game manual ever made to an archive in 4k) - Gary gushes over Signalis and Scorn all whilst Aaron struggles with trunks.Have a question or topic for the podcast?Tweet us at https://twitter.com/wiredunplugged and we'll do our best to tackle your topic on our next show! #GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredPFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredProDiscord : https://discord.gg/wiredpInstagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged
Twitchcon, Queue Times And NDA's Are The Pits | Ep #33
Oct 14 2022
Twitchcon, Queue Times And NDA's Are The Pits | Ep #33
Queue Times And NDA's Are The Pits | Ep #33 | Wired Unplugged PodcastThis week on Wired Unplugged, hosts Jake Kulkowski is once again joined by Wired Productions Gary Marshall whilst Aaron is off recovering national treasures.Fresh back from his Twitchcon adventure, Jake shares his stories from the event, we discuss THAT lenovo foam pit and the creative ways that non-gaming brands find relevance in the gaming space - and the unfortunate demise of Twitch London.In non gaming discussion Gary tries his very best NOT to be distracted by Tom DeLonge returning to Blink 182, and shares his live reaction to the ticketmaster queue system in his quest to secure tickets to the rock show (we said "what?" and he told us that he didn't know), before tangenting off into Coldplay and their unexpected tour guests, just HOW busy is Craig David? and how viable a pelaton would be in a mosh pit.Wired propaganda reveals that Steve NEVER ages (happy birthday fella!) and welcomes Steph to the team as the newest member of our community gang - as well as announcing that we are going to be at Polaris at the end of the month - and that fans of Arcade Paradise might just want to hold on to their quarters....Oh, and Jake is STILL waiting to load into OverWatch 2 and ALMOST manages to go a whole episode without mentioning Silent Hill....Almost.Have a question or topic for the podcast?Tweet us at https://twitter.com/wiredunplugged and we'll do our best to tackle your topic on our next show! Follow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/ Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#wiredproductions#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged
Goodbye Google Stadia | Ep #32
Oct 7 2022
Goodbye Google Stadia | Ep #32
Goodbye Google Stadia | Ep #32 | Wired Unplugged PodcastThis week on Wired Unplugged, hosts Jake Kulkowski is joined by Wired Productions true hero Gary Marshall.The guys break down Google’s announcement that Stadia will be no more, Tiny Troopers drops to Next Fest and Xbox Insider and why NOW is the time to support Safe In Our World, before taking a look at the latest gaming news including the launch of OverWatch 2, how Dream broke the internet with his face, and why every day Peter Molyneux gets stronger... oh, and Silent Hill, always Silent Hill.Gary also takes a deep dive into this weeks Wired propaganda: Wired Productions partners with Black Screen Records plus Arcade Paradise, Martha Is Dead and Lumote go on Steam sale with all the savings going to the charity Special Effect https://www.specialeffect.org.uk/.Have a question or topic for the podcast?Tweet us at https://twitter.com/wiredunplugged and we'll do our best to tackle your topic on our next show! Follow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/ Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#wiredproductions#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredp#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged
Black Razor Records | Ep #30
Sep 23 2022
Black Razor Records | Ep #30
Black Razor Records | Ep #30 | Wired Unplugged Podcast  This week on Wired Unplugged, hosts Jake Kulkowski and Aaron Cooper take a deep dive into the launch of Wired Productions new music label, Black Razor Records, whose aim is the aim to bridge the gap between the video game and music worlds. But that’s not all - our hosts also discuss the debut release of ‘Arcade Paradise’ a 4 track EP from the critically acclaimed game of the same name, whose sales from Bandcamp will be donated to the Mental Health Charity, Safe In Our World: https://blackrazorrecords.bandcamp.com/   Taking a look at the wider gaming news, Jake and Aaron also discuss the confirmed GTA 6 leak, the future of Assassin's Creed, and the Fire Emblem Engage announcement during last week’s Nintendo Direct.Have a question or topic for the podcast? Email unplugged@wiredproductions.com and we'll do our best to tackle your topic on our next show!  Follow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredPUnplugged Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredUnpluggedFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredProDiscord : https://discord.gg/wiredpInstagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredp#GamingPodcast #IndieGames #wiredpFollow Wired: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WiredP​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiredPro​​Discord : https://discord.gg/wiredp​Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wired_productions/Wired Unplugged Podcast: https://wired.gg/Unplugged